Table 3

Age-group specific analysis: Hazard Ratio (HR) and 95% Confidence Intervals (CI) for risk of all cause, cancer-specific, and circulatory disease death
Age-group <65 (N=9873) Age-group 65+ (N=3183)
  All cause   Cancer   Circulatory   All cause   Cancer   Circulatory
  N=875   N=257   N=294   N=2,206   N=396   N=1094
HR 95%CI HR 95%CI HR 95%CI HR 95%CI HR 95%CI HR 95%CI
Score=0 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref 1.00 Ref
Score=1 1.21 0.96, 1.53 1.12 0.78, 1.61 1.51 0.93, 2.45 1.21 1.05, 1.40 1.13 0.87, 1.45 1.21 0.99, 1.47
Score=2 2.02 1.57, 2.61 1.37 0.74, 2.51 2.75 1.69, 4.49 1.88 1.65, 2.15 1.26 0.94, 1.70 2.00 1.68, 2.38
Score=3 3.34 2.11, 5.29 0.87 0.37, 2.05 4.15 1.61, 10.70 3.47 2.69, 4.47 3.81 2.38, 6.11 2.79 1.50, 5.18
Score=4 7.31 2.42, 22.01 4.24 0.94, 19.14 8.27 5.68, 12.05 8.47 5.58, 12.87 9.99 5.52, 18.08
P for trend <0.001 0.362 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001

All models were adjusted for age, gender, poverty to income ratio, race ethnicity group, smoking behavior, alcohol consumption, vigorous physical activity, BMI, and Charlson Comorbidity Index.

Van Hemelrijck et al.

Van Hemelrijck et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:895   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-895

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